Ting Cheung, Litigation Fellow

Ting Cheung


Ting Cheung is an Associate at Sanford Heisler Sharp.

At Sanford Heisler Sharp, Ting’s practice has focused on employment discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination. She has also assisted in cases concerning wrongful death, sexual violence and corporate whistleblowing. Working with a team of Sanford Heisler Sharp attorneys, Ting has represented clients including:

  • an employee who was terminated after reporting the employer’s fraudulent conduct
  • the surviving spouse of an employee in a wrongful death case
  • a law firm partner in negotiating a separation agreement
  • a Chinese employee who encountered racial and national origin discrimination at work
  • Asian American whistleblowers in their communications with various U.S. government agencies

Ting received her law degrees from the University of Hong Kong (LL.B.) and Harvard Law School (LL.M.). At Harvard Law School, Ting was a Student Attorney at the Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project. She also volunteered as an Interpreter at the Harvard Defenders and Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, assisting Cantonese-speaking clients in criminal defense and tenancy dispute cases. Ting was awarded the Hong Kong Jockey Club Graduate Scholarship for pursuing her LL.M. While at the University of Hong Kong, Ting minored in Japanese and interned at the United Nations Secretariat twice.

Before joining Sanford Heisler Sharp, Ting was an East Asian Legal Studies Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School, researching LGBTQ and migrant workers’ rights in Japan. She also served as a Local Expert in the World Bank Group’s Women, Business and the Law project. Prior to her LL.M. studies, Ting was a trainee solicitor at the Hong Kong Department of Justice. She is experienced in criminal prosecution, civil litigation and bilingual legislative drafting. As part of her training, Ting was seconded to an international law firm where she gained substantial experience in family law and commercial litigation.

Ting is a native Mandarin and Cantonese speaker.

When Ting is not lawyering, she enjoys learning languages, singing and running.


  • LL.M., Harvard Law School
  • P.C.LL. (Postgraduate Certificate in Laws), The University of Hong Kong
  • LL.B., The University of Hong Kong

Bar Admissions*

  • New York, 2021
  • *Practicing under the supervision of Qiaojing Ella Zheng in California.

From the Bottom of My Heart, Thank You.

“I want[] . . . to express my deep gratitude to you and your entire team for the exceptional support and guidance I received throughout this challenging time. Your collective professionalism, attention to detail, and dedication undoubtedly made a significant difference in the outcome of my settlement. I would like to extend my appreciation to everyone involved, especially Ting and Ashley, for making sure every detail was taken care of. It’s clear to me that the success I experienced was a result of the combined efforts of all of you. While I hope not to find myself in need of legal assistance again anytime soon, I take solace in knowing that there’s a team like yours that I can rely on. From the bottom of my heart, thank you. Your support has been immeasurable.”
–Former Client and Tech Executive